Posted March 25, 2007 - 11:25 AM
Posted March 25, 2007 - 01:34 PM
1. Remove the fork leg protector.
2. Pull down the dust seal by lightly prying with a thin blade screwdriver.
3. Use a plastic or laminated business card corner (film negative or tear-off works too) to slide under the oil seal and dig out the dirt. do this all the way around.
4. clean everything up with a paper towel, I use WD40 too because it is portable and does a good job getting the dirt off the fork leg and from around the dust seal.
5. reassemble the dust seal and fork leg protector.
I also saw this Seal Mate apparatus in my latest Cycle Gear catalog so I am going to pick one up or see if it is stocked in the TT store.
Posted March 25, 2007 - 04:21 PM
Posted March 28, 2007 - 02:40 PM
Posted March 29, 2007 - 12:46 AM
Posted March 29, 2007 - 09:17 AM
Dealer says its not uncommon to have them leak after being bottomed out very hard. especiuly if they both start at the same exact time. i've ordered seals and seal savers. will rebuild tommorow. and next time i go to the track i'll take the time to stiffen the suspension up.
Are the seals leaking a little bit or have they leaked out enough to leave a puddle?
Because if they are only leaking a littel bit, I would bet that a good clean would solve your problem.
And the seal savers are a very good idea.
Let us know how it goes.
Posted March 29, 2007 - 01:39 PM